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10 Habits Of Highly Effective Leaders [Infographic]

Here are the habits of the most highly effective leaders. If you can build these habits into your life, you’ll become a leader that employees love …

Is Your Company Encouraging Employees to Share What They Know?

Many of the things we need to know to be successful – to innovate, collaborate, solve problems, and identify new opportunities – aren’t learned simply through schooling, training, or personal experience. Especially for today’s knowledge-based work, much of what we need to know we learn from others’ …

Literacy PD: Book Bingo – A Principal's Decree

A key goal of any school should be to promote an environment that promotes lifelong literacy. I am not talking about just on paper or in an SIP plan …

Teaching

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here …

Teaching

Teacher turns class into a video game — and now every student is passing

It’s tough being a teacher. Kids have so many distractions in their lives, and it’s getting harder to engage tech-savvy students with more traditional subjects.<p>Elizabeth Box was struggling with engagement in her seventh-grade civics class in Okeechobee, Florida — the third-poorest Florida county, …

Teaching

Three Leadership Lessons From Tree Climbing Goats

Are you familiar with the tree climbing goats of Morocco (from west of Marrakesh)? These goats love the rare fruit of Argan trees. So they climb the trees, find and eat the fruit.<p>They spit out the nut inside the fruit. People gather those nuts off the ground, and through a lot of hard work make …

Goats

Teacher: A student told me I ‘couldn’t understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

Emily E. Smith is a fifth-grade social justice and English language arts teacher at Cunningham Elementary School in Austin, Tex. She was just awarded the 2015 Donald H. Graves Excellence in the Teaching of Writing award given at the National Teachers of English Language Arts Convention in …

Teaching

8 New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers

November 9, 2015<br>New EdTech Tools series is back to you with this collection of educational websites and mobile apps to be featured in our blog for …

Education Technology